Who We Are
United Way of Northwest Arkansas is a forward thinking organization working to improve the capacity of individuals and families by mobilizing the caring power of our community through collaboration with our partners.
United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.
Diversity & Inclusion
At United Way of Northwest Arkansas, we aim to support lasting change in our community. We are committed to fighting for justice and equality for all people, and addressing racial inequities that prevent access to opportunities for prosperity. We strive to develop a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through personal and professional development activities. Together, we can create a better future for everyone.
Our Core Values
Stewardship • Excellence • Innovation • Collaboration • Impact
We use funds thoughtfully, aim for excellence in our programs, think outside the box to address community needs, collaborate with others, and strive to guide organizations to serve the community effectively.
United Way of Northwest Arkansas is an independently-governed 501(c)3 nonprofit organization connected to a network of more than 1,400 local United Ways through United Way Worldwide. We have our own board of directors and focus our work creating long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems within our community. United Way of Northwest Arkansas proudly serves Benton, Madison, and Washington counties.